Pike County Conservation District Director Linda Cioppa was recognized at a brief ceremony at the Pike County Board of Commissioners public meeting on Wednesday, January 7, 2015. The Pike County Conservation District Board and Staff honored Linda for her eleven years of volunteer service as a Pike County Conservation District Director. Linda resigned from the District Board January 1, 2015; she is relocating from Shohola, Pike County to sunny California.
Pike County Commissioner Chairman Richard Caridi began the recognition ceremony sharing the Commissioners certificate of volunteer recognition and his sincere appreciation for all the work Linda has done for the Conservation District, the County and its natural resources. Linda was also presented certificates of appreciation from the offices of Governor Corbett, State Representative Michael Peifer and Senator Lisa Baker as well as a framed plague from the PA Association of Conservation Districts.
Linda served as a volunteer Director on the Conservation District Board holding the position of District Treasurer for much of that time. She also served as District representative to the Pennsylvania Association of Conservation Districts (PACD) and later became the PACD Northeast Regional Director serving on the state level Board.
Linda’s dedication and volunteer service to the District’s mission was invaluable. Her professional background and expert advice were key in District financial matters. Linda’s passion and advocacy efforts have shaped the District’s role in the community and will be felt for years to come. She will be missed.